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HER Number:MDV57884
Name:Enclosure south of Whidley Lane, Dunsford


Irregular single ditched enclosure approximately 60 metres in diameter recorded from aerial photograph but visited and planned in 1996.


Grid Reference:SX 804 887
Map Sheet:SX88NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDunsford
Ecclesiastical ParishDUNSFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88NW/183

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Early Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Griffith, F. M., 1995, DAP/YO, 12 (Aerial Photograph). SDV156001.

Irregular single ditched enclosure approximately 60 metres in diameter. Recorded from the air as a cropmark by F. Griffith in 1995.

Robinson, R., 1996, Devon Post-Reconnaissance Fieldwork Project, 19/11/1996 (Site Visit). SDV294815.

Site visited and confirmed / planned. Site lies on a gentle south-eastern slope above the steep gorge of the River Teign. Possible low bank coinciding with east side.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV156001Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1995. DAP/YO. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 12.
SDV294815Site Visit: Robinson, R.. 1996. Devon Post-Reconnaissance Fieldwork Project. Devon Post-Reconnaissance Fieldwork Project. Digital. 19/11/1996. [Mapped feature: #95919 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV9510Related to: Iron Mills, Dunsford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 17 2017 2:14PM